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October 21 to 26 is National Respiratory Therapy Week

  The Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists celebrates Respiratory Therapy (RT) Week annually and this year it will run from October 21-26, 2018. The week-long celebration serves to recognize and appreciate Respiratory Therapists across the country and provide an opportunity to educate the public about their many roles and responsibilities. Respiratory Therapists specialize in airway…

The Centre for Interprofessional Education’s Global Reach

As an Associate Professor in the School of Pharmacy at Queensland University in Australia, Dr. Neil Cottrell is always looking for opportunities to prepare his students to work with different, and sometimes unfamiliar, health care disciplines. That’s why when his Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences offered to send Neil to Toronto this past summer…

Meet the 2018 Orientation Coordinators

We’re excited to introduce Melanie Gagnon and Abhira Srikantha to all of Michener’s incoming students. These second and third-year students are organizing this year’s activities and are your guides to Orientation 2018. Find out what Melanie and Abhira are looking forward to most at Orientation, their best advice for new Michener students and their hidden talents.…

Behind the Scenes with Michener’s Convocation Team

There’s a feeling of excitement, anticipation and pride in the air at the TELUS Centre for the Performing Arts as graduates and their guests arrive for Michener’s 2018 Convocation. Among all the chatting and hugs between graduates, you would never know about the activity happening behind the scenes to make the ceremony run smoothly. This…

Annual Working with Seniors Day empowers future health care professionals

On May 10, 2018, Michener hosted its fifth annual Working with Seniors simulation day. Following its introduction in 2014, the school has now incorporated the program into its curriculum so that all students enter their chosen career fields with basic competencies in supporting older patients within a health care setting. Working with Seniors is made…

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